writ of recaption

: a rarely used writ by which pending an action of replevin damages may be recovered for one whose goods being distrained for rent or service are distrained again for the same cause

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“Writ of recaption.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/writ%20of%20recaption. Accessed 13 Jun. 2024.

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